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Bugs on Holly

Holly has white masses on branches. They are soft, and have red liquid when squeezed. Leaves on bush are dropping as well.


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#1 Comment By Nikki On 05/21/2011 @ 11:07 am

It sounds like you may have scale or mealybugs. I would recommend neem oil. I have found it to be very effective against these pests. Here is more information on it: [1]

For additional information on scale bugs, which commonly affect these plants, here is an article that you may find helpful: [2]


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